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♪ ♪ tonight on sports sunday, it's draft week in philadelphia. how will roger goodell finish this sentence -- >> the phillies select -- >> and the phillies accomplishing something they have not done since 2008. >> there's a lot of good things going on. >> sports sunday starts now. >> this is sports sunday sponsored by audi. >> hello. welcome to sports sunday. mike mis miss missanelli, i'm je apody. last year it was obvious the eagles would get a quarterback
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with a number two pick, they can go different directions. who do you see them picking? >> they can't select a guy they'll get booed. there are five they can take to satisfy the crowd. unless charles harris or tray down they are not going to get booed. i love kristin mccaffrey. we had greg mcelroy on last week he says if the eagles don't take him at 14, he will lose his mind. that's how good the kid is. >> they need an impact running back. it's a great fit. he said corner, corner, corner. that's what i see too. it's a great draft to need a defensive back. there's a lot of talent available. the birds brought in the official visit.
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he has the 44440, guy that can cover. it's been a long time since they had someone who can cover. >> i think there's a reach, jamie. mcelroy saying a significant dropoff from lattimore and the rest of the crew. i don't know if taking him as 14 is a reach or not. not sure. i think there will be better players ranked on their board. >> i don't think anyone will be disappointed with offense. >> right. >> the draft, for the dynamic duo, looking autoing, no longer the howie roseman show. how do you see that changing? >> interesting dynamic. joe banner said he has the final say. joe douglas across the board.
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do you think howie can overrule them? i don't know what happen in the room. i assume joe douglas board is what they take stock in. he's doing more of the scouting. he has more expertise than howie would have. >> part of bringing him in here is trying to change what we have done, trying to get better. we hired him using a different rating scale. >> there is a prerequisite of talent for every position. we are trying to find the things you can't psh, mind, spirit, soul, the will to win. >> i love watching those two together. why do they bring them out together? >> joe looks like he could eat howie. eagles involved in spring work outs. we heard from carson wentz. how do you think things will be different for him?
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>> he has to take charge. i would like to see him be more out front. he has a roll with the team. he's going to branch out. he's the leader of this team. the reason the eagles have five time games on t.v. is because of him. he has to take the leadership mantle big time. >> wentz says he's ready to step up a notch. >> i hold myself to higher expectations. last year we finished 7-9. that's not good enough for me or anyone in the building. i fully expect us to make strides and play into january. we believe we have the pieces in place. we have a lot of work ahead of us here. it's early. it's april still. we believe that. we are going to put the work in and get it done.
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>> like you just talked about how carson wentz needs to be the leader. it was a recurring theme. they lost that when barlow left. who do you see besides wentz? >> it has to be wentz, jamie. he's the guy that has to do it. he gives stock answers. i would like to see him go soft here. maybe i'm wrong. i want to see more favre like. >> is leadership overrated? >> i don't think it's overrated. it's important in the football locker room with all those guys, you have to have several leaders. but the quarterback has to be the leader. >> he's a little vanilla for you. >> i want to see him spin nickels on his head. >> you can do that?
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impressive. >> i can't do that. >> coming up, how about the phillies. they are on a roll. we'll show you what they have done that they haven't done since the world series. first, cecily tynan with a look at the forecast. >> we have a couple of cool days and rainy days for the next two days. monday, breezy, on and off showers. the high 55. tuesday, a wet day, periods of rain, 58. wednesday, 70. thursday, friday and saturday feeling like summer temperature in the 80s in time for the nfl draft. ♪ ♪ ♪ what made two guys build race car engines in their own shop? what made them believe that a two-ton behemoth
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♪ ♪ "action news" sports sunday sponsored by audi. ♪ >> welcome back to "action news" sports sunday, mike missanelli, i'm jamie apody.
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how about the phillies? they are suddenly winning. what's up with them? >> it might be temporary. i wouldn't get carried away. they are ahead of the meting right now. mets right now. >> they were competitive with the mets. >> if the rotation holds up, they'll be decent. >> the fanatic is on his birthday. his mom is worried there. phillies getting the birthday gift. two run shot gave them the lead. altair, out of the park. back to back. pitching change, then herrera and his bat flip, right center left. back to back to back home runs. last time was 2008. >> they won the world series.5-.
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they won four in a row, back to 500. altair likes what they are doing late in the game. >> there's been a lot of close games. we always feel we can pull ahead at the end. keep it close. >> it sounds right. >> i like aaron altair. i think he will be a good player. >> he's on fire right now. ryan howard made his debut with the braves. he went 2 for 2 reached base all four times. is it strange to see him in that uniform? >> the minor league uniform.
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if he hits, he will come up. it will be a curiosity. can you imagine the reception he will get at citizen's park? >> i think philly's fans will cheer him. i don't like the people that say, oh, he signed with the braves. you have to get a job. playoffs continue. first team moving on. you are a lebron guy. >> i am, and he's dominating the series. >> they had to rally down the stretch against the pacers. watch this. put the cavs ahead for good. he's pretty good. mcmillan not happy when he saw that. paul george had a chance to tie this as time ran out. it wouldn't happen. tough shot. larry! >> angry bird. he needs an advil.
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cavs win it 106-102. larry's going to have nigh nighs about lebron. you think john paul will become part of the pacers? >> i would love to see that happen. i would say paul george in the second. >> joel embid, stuff going on there. >> if the players think they can win with the current group of young players, they'll think about philadelphia. if not, he will go to l.a. a that would be upsetting. i didn't get a vibe from them, the sixers that they would make big free agent signings. it might be a while. >> they have to trade for him. they could do that. >> let's see it happen. that's "action news" sports sunday. he's mike missanelli. i'm jamie apody.
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next week we talk about who the eagles pick in the draft.
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>> i'm karen rogers. >> and i'm erin o'hearn. tonight on fyi philly. >> what's the first thing you're going to buy? >> the cheesesteak. >> the nfl draft is coming to philadelphia and we've got some "picks" for you. >> wow! >> a legendary chef is back in the kitchen! >> it's an experience. >> and another philly great has a new playbook! >> i want to just stick my head in that bowl. >> we take a "timeout" for some sweet treats. >> wow! that's fast. >> and feel the draft of some genuine horsepower. >> that is really good. >> hi everyone, and welcome to fyi philly! we are on the historic grounds of winterthur just across the border in delaware. >> it is beautiful here. the 39th annual point-to-point races will take over the property in a couple weeks. >> and this is the winner's circle that every rider will be trying to reach. >> we'll have more on the horse races in a few minutes and an exclusive chance to win tickets! >> but first another event is taking cenr

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